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Parents, coaches hit lows

Every kid's Little League nightmare used to be getting stuck in right field. Not anymore. Not


CONSTITUTION Iraqis strive for settlement on issues

Sectarian disagreements are holding up the final drafting process. BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The head


Palmeiro sits over steroids

The Orioles slugger tested positive for steroids and will miss 10 days. NEW YORK (AP) -- Rafael


"Is it day or night out there?"

Opinion: "Is it day or night out there?" Stephen Robinson Discovery astronaut, asking minutes before


COURT Deputy gets jail term for stealing salt bags

The sheriff fired the deputy for failing to show at a predisciplinary hearing. AUSTINTOWN -- A


School officials refute bond opposition fliers

The new school would be built on Church Hill Road and East Liberty Street. JOHN W. GOODWIN Jr.


Ex-candidate becomes deputy warden

A new jail warden will be named next week. NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- A former Lawrence County Democratic


HOW SHE SEES IT Disabilities Act has changed America

Opinion: By MARY JOHNSON PROVIDENCE JOURNAL The landscape of our nation is changing so subtly that we may


OBESITY Study links metabolic syndrome in teens with exposure to smoke

It is not clear how smoking makes them more susceptible to the disorder. DALLAS (AP) -- Exposure


RED SOX Ramirez says Boston is the place for him

His teammates and manager have expressed joy that he remains with them. BOSTON (AP) -- These are


GOETTA Acclaim comes in festival, TV show

The Travel Channel is featuring the food on 'Taste of America.' CINCINNATI (AP) -- Mention goetta


NFL Roethlisberger hopeful despite challenges

Starting wide receiver Hines Ward is holding out. LATROBE, Pa. (AP) -- Ben Roethlisberger has no


NFL 5 are in the mix to be Broncos' starting tailback

For nine of the last 10 seasons, Denver has been in the top 10 in rushing. DENVER (AP) -- The


Sentencing nears for lawyer in murder-for-hire plot

The suspended lawyer told a Niles restaurant her husband's credit was no good. By PATRICIA MEADE


Youngstown Babe Ruth drops Indiana, 18-4

NEW CASTLE, Ind. -- Four players had big offensive games to help the Youngstown 14-year-old Babe


Mourning a king

Mourning a king k A PALESTINIAN security guard lowers a flag in honor of Saudi Arabia's King Fahd


School board OKs putting levy on ballot

The proposed continuous levy would generate $248,000 annually. By MARY SMITH VINDICATOR


WHAT HAPPENED | Airline's letter

Pan Am Clipper Connection seeks U.S. Department of Transportation approval to put four more Boeing


Tire amnesty day in Mahoning County

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mahoning County residents have the chance to get rid of unwanted passenger car tires


MERCER COUNTY Jail picks new partner to provide health care

The switch to Southern Health Partners is expected to save about $200,000. By MARY GRZEBIENIAK


Rich Center for Autism plans play day

YOUNGSTOWN -- Because of one local family's generosity, students, families and staff of the Rich


Today is Tuesday, Aug. 2, the 214th day of 2005. There are 151 days left in the year. On this date

Opinion: Today is Tuesday, Aug. 2, the 214th day of 2005. There are 151 days left in the year. On this date


Bucs' Duke crowns Braves, 4-1

ATLANTA (AP) -- Only one month into his major league career, Zach Duke is pitching like a stopper


NASHVILLE 'Country Music's Biggest Party' to air on ABC, feature stars, fans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A two-hour special featuring highlights from this year's Country Music


CRIME Federal authorities crack down on gangs

Homeland Security is taking swift action nationwide against street gangs. WASHINGTON (AP) --


SAFETY Nation's traffic deaths decline

Despite the decrease, the remaining 42,636 deaths are no victory, the NHTSA administrator said.


Drive-by shooting menaces neighborhood

Drive-by shooting menaces neighborhood YOUNGSTOWN -- A 30-year-old man who lives in the 500 block


Internet kiosks to post photos of missing kids

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A technology company is using its public Internet kiosks as modern-day milk


Maddox battling for backup job

The 34-year-old could be trade bait if Charlie Batch recovers. LATROBE, Pa. (AP) -- Tommy Maddox,


A summary of recent criminal activity in Canfield City and Austintown Township:

A summary of recent criminal activity in Canfield City and Austintown Township: CANFIELD July


Annual Defeat MS Poker Run set to start Sunday morning

YOUNGSTOWN -- Ohio Horsemen's fifth annual Estelle Colello Memorial Defeat MS Poker Run will begin


MUSIC LANDMARKS Supporters rally to save punk club

CBGB is scheduled to close Aug. 31. By BILL STRAUB SCRIPPS HOWARD As far as New York City


BASE CLOSINGS Battle rages on: States sue over Air Guard issue

Pennsylvania was the first state to try to stop the Pentagon by suing. WASHINGTON (AP) -- A shake-


RADIO WYSU station director to run for transmitter

The conversion to digital broadcasting will cost about $500,000. By KATIE LIBECCO VINDICATOR


Police find stolen gun after traffic stop

CAMPBELL -- Police found a gun listed as stolen in Austintown after arresting a Youngstown man who


Droughns looking to end drought

The Browns haven't had a 1,000-yard rusher since 1985. BEREA (AP) -- The Cleveland Browns haven't


TELEVISION Al Gore chases youth market with new network Current

Most of its programming will be two to seven minutes long, covering topics such as jobs and current


HOW HE SEES IT Naming Roberts reflects political reality

Opinion: By JAMES KLURFELD LONG ISLAND NEWSDAY Start with this reality: In the 10 presidential elections


STANDINGS New York-Penn League

Pinckney Division WLPct.GB Scrappers (Indians)2021.488-- Auburn (Blue Jays)1921.475 1/2


A matter of science

Opinion: Washington Post: On medical issues, a subject for which his heart surgeon credentials give him


Girl accidentally shoots, kills 2-year-old brother

MONTGOMERY CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A 6-year-old girl playing with her father's gun accidentally shot and


Forum Health Women and Infants Pavilion

Forum Health Women and Infants Pavilion Kathrina Simms and Boisseau C. Harris III, 519 Ferndale


Street address signs required in Pennsylvania borough

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- The new street signs are in and available for $8 at the Borough Building.


Agenda Wednesday

Agenda Wednesday Youngstown Board of Education special meeting, 5:30 p.m., board of education


Citizens committee offers plan to improve city relations

The committee recommended creation of a public relations spokesman. By MONICA BOND VINDICATOR


First-place Scrappers drop fourth-straight

The Expos defeated Mahoning Valley 5-1 in Vermont. BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Despite suffering their


Valley should launch campaign for the Ion

Opinion: Maureen Midgley's parting advice to the Mahoning Valley about the future of General Motors Corp.'s


COURT Sharon teen sentenced to jail term for burglary

Four other people either received jail time or probation. MERCER, Pa. -- A Sharon man has been


Niners try Smith

Niners try Smith Rookie quarterback Alex Smith worked out with the 49ers' first-string offense at


Bankruptcy filing delays Strollo lawsuit

The wrongful-death lawsuit was filed in 2002. YOUNGSTOWN -- A judge has stayed the civil trial


MONARCHY Abdullah assumes Saudi throne

Abdullah took power after King Fahd, previous ruler for 22 years, died Monday. RIYADH, Saudi


49ERS Top rookie QB gets reps with starters

Three coaches are working with Alex Smith on his timing. SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Alex Smith


WHITE HOUSE Bush installs Bolton as U.N. ambassador

The president circumvented the Senate, which had been mired in debate. WASHINGTON (AP) -- John


HALL OF FAME Memory time for Marino

The NFL's most prolific passer has avoided talking about the past -- until now. MIAMI (AP) -- As a


TRUMBULL COUNTY Mobile Meals' mission is to keep serving

The program's leadership hopes to continue an arrangement with hospitals. WARREN -- Trumbull


Steel Valley Cluster plans shows this week

More than 100 dog product vendors will be at the four-day event. CANFIELD -- The Steel Valley


COLLEGE FOOTBALL Michigan first, OSU second in Big Ten preseason picks

Ohio State's A.J. Hawk was the preseason defensive player of the year. CHICAGO (AP) -- Informed


Pa. senator, actress wed, complete with Tastykakes

Pa. senator, actress wed, complete with Tastykakes LOS ANGELES -- Amidst the elegance of the


Unauthorized use of room leads to charges

By KATIE LIBECCO VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER AUSTINTOWN -- Charges are pending against six people


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY New complaints Dr. Amber L. Ausnehmer vs. Dr. Richard F. Marinelli, declaratory


BROOKFIELD New cabaret regulations get through 2nd hearing

A trustee said there have been no problems at Club Pink. BROOKFIELD -- Township officials have


HOW HE SEES IT Democrats have become isolationists

Opinion: By PETER A. BROWN ORLANDO SENTINEL Democrats, for most of the past century, were the more


DOWNTOWN Owners organize, unite city business

Merchants are still concerned about downtown parking and loitering. By AMBER HYLAND VINDICATOR


Man apologizes for fleeing from police

BOARDMAN -- A Youngstown man apologized for fleeing from police but still faces a charge of failure


Inmate's death determined to be homicide

WARREN -- The death of a Trumbull Correctional Institution inmate has been ruled a homicide by the


TRAFFIC CONTROL Girard smooths out traffic camera kinks

Officials are making sure the system works flawlessly before issuing any citations. By JOHN W.


REUNION SHOWS Before Wisteria Lane, there was 'Knots Landing'

A two-hour retrospective will reunite the 'Knots' cast. SCRIPPS HOWARD The ladies of "Knots


More arrests in Britain

More arrests in Britain LONDON -- Police investigating failed July 21 bomb attacks in London said


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Girard REAC 2172 will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday at Amen Corner, 20 W. Main St. Members will then go

Girard REAC 2172 will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday at Amen Corner, 20 W. Main St. Members will then go


OHIO STATE FAIR Valley students tune up for youth choir event

The band and choir will have more than 100 performances during the fair. By MICHELE C. HLADIK


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Role in 'Wedding Crashers' amuses actress Seymour

'Dr. Quinn' fans will be surprised to see what the new part has in store. By CHRIS KALTENBACH


REGIONAL AIRPORT Pan Am plan grounded

The airline president said his company will not post a performance bond. VIENNA -- A dispute over


HOW HE SEES IT 'Yellow-cake forgery' is the real spy crime

Opinion: By JOHN HALL MEDIA GENERAL NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON -- The outing of a CIA officer isn't the only


EGYPT Bombing suspect killed in shootout

Mohamed Saleh Flayfil had been suspected in the Sharm el-Sheikh attack. CAIRO, Egypt (AP) --


Panthers: Joe Nieuwendyk and Gary Roberts wanted the chance to finish their careers together. The

Panthers: Joe Nieuwendyk and Gary Roberts wanted the chance to finish their careers together. The